All Small Six Perky 144?

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bubba22349

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Yes this Falcon dose have both an Offy 3 X 1V intake kit and an Offy Valve cover. The story of how it all got stated sometime in 1959 before the Falcons were to hit the show rooms in mid September of 1959 there were three companies working on hot rod parts already for the new Ford 144 cu. in. Inline six each one of them developed their own 3 X 1V intake system. These were Edelbrock Equipment Company in Los Angles Calif., Bill Stroppe & Associates in Long Beach, Calif, and Holman & Moody in Charlotte North Carolina, they were each developing their own combos of parts. Holman & Moody made their own 3 X 1V carb set up they welded on carb flanges to the stock 144 heads integral intake log then used three stock Falcon Holley carbs since they were building race cars they used solid carb linkage. Besides that they did a full Blue Print of the engines including an extensively milled the head to get a 9.6 to 1 Compression Ratio, Ported the head using the the stock size valves and did a pro valve job, they developed several cam shaft grinds and lighter weight lifters and push rods, their parts package was called the “Falcon Power Pack“ and their engine combo produced the most horsepower of the three companies getting real close to 1 HP per Cu. In. If you click on each of the pictures they will expand bigger and a second time bigger yet.
 

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Holman & Moody made their own 3 X 1V carb set up they welded on carb flanges to the stock 144 heads integral intake log then used three stock Falcon Holley carbs since they were buil...
punched 3 holes for 3 1v and welded 3 "flanges" in ur wrds ( adapters in VI language) to slide onto the Offie...
Hummmm, no scoop? Seem hi for the stock hood.

Thanx bubs~
 

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Here's one more that I found in my old computer files that also used a Ford Falcon 144 Cu. In. Six is called 'The Pumpkin Seed" a Bonneville Salt Flats Record setting car see Picture 1. The car was built by Bill Burke, in 1960 he set a new Class D record of 205.949 MPH in the Falcon-powered “Pumpkin Seed” his first closed wheel streamliner that he later sold to and drove for Mickey Thompson in 1961. In picture 2 it shows some good details of the chassis as Mickey Thompson and crew were installing another engine. This car still exists though the original Falcon Six engine was built into quite the performer with its stock log intake cut off of the head and a Hillborn mechacnical fuel injection system fitted to it, it was bored out to a 156 Cu. In. and a full blue printed. This narrowed Falcon engine was built and owned by Vern Hule, a mechanic who worked for Bill Stroppe and had to be given back to him after setting the record. The car also had several other engines used in it Picture 3 shows the cat in its more recent condition. Bill Burke is best known for his contributions to land-speed racing at the dry lakes and at Bonneville beginning before WWII, in particular for originating the idea of repurposing the teardrop-shaped drop tanks from fighter aircraft as ready-made bodywork for a streamlined race car—an idea that occurred to him while serving on PT Boats in the Pacific Theater. Burke’s first “belly tanker” was created from a P-51 Mustang tank in 1946 and ran 131.96 MPH, pictures 4 & 5 show this first Belly Tank car.
 

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